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Kentucky Stays Unbeaten with 31-23 Win vs. Northern Illinois

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It wasn’t pretty but the Kentucky Wildcats improved to 4-0 (1-0 SEC) on the season with a 31-23 win vs. Northern Illinois at Kroger Field Saturday night.

The win pushes Kentucky’s winning streak to 8 games dating back to last season.

Will Levis led Kentucky offensively, completing 18-of-26 passes for 303 yards and four touchdowns.

Two Wildcats surpassed the century mark in receiving yards, led by Tayvion Robinson with 147-yards. The transfer wide receiver was targeted 7 times, hauling in 7 catches and two touchdowns.

In addition to Robinson, freshman playmaker Barion Brown found the end zone twice, highlighted by a 70-yard catch and run for a touchdown to open the second half that gave Kentucky the lead for good. Brown totaled 102 yards and two touchdowns.

Up next for the Wildcats is a trip to Ole Miss on Saturday with kickoff set for Noon ET. on ESPN.

Check back for postgame coverage and interviews from Kroger Field.

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